Mission and Values

The mission of the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is to build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario by investing in community-based initiatives and strengthening the impact of Ontario’s non-profit sector.  

What do we mean by healthy and vibrant communities? Our grant investment framework answers that question.

Our values guide the Foundation, direct our activities and help shape our culture. Our volunteers and staff reflect these values in their actions and relationships.

  • We act with integrity and fairness.
  • We provide outstanding customer service.
  • We lead change that matters to communities.
  • We pursue excellence in all we do.
  • We improve through knowledge and learning.
  • We build trust through transparency and accountability.
  • We pursue diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do.